This Week’s Extras

Princess Carla of Bulgaria in a peach sinamay draped rose hat
Queen Máxima repeated a tan linen halo bandeau headpiece on Thursday
King Carl Gustaf and Princess Christina attended the opening of an exhibition on their grandmother, Crown Princess Margareta, along with Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria. There are some fantastic historical photos in the exhibition that include hats.

The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Incredible transformation in this remade straw bowler hat by Norwegian milliner Sigrid Modes
Such fun texture from the round petals covering this magenta bandeau by Australian milliner Wendy Diggles
Charming woven tutti fruitti straw boater by Scottish brand Scotch Bonnet Millinery
Moss green Panama straw fedora with black hatband by British brand Arts On Hats
Adore the silk applique on this slate blue cuffed design by Canadian milliner Jay ChengWhite straw cloche decorated with fascinating replica Dorset buttons by Australian milliner Jo Peterson
Gorgeous sheen on this lilac straw teardrop percher with ombre pleated fan by British milliner Sarah Blackmore

Vibrant yellow hysteresis loop shaped disc with feather starburst by British milliner Viv Jenner
Layered statement bandeau in black and natural straw with abstract rose by Australian milliner Louise Macdonald
Wonderful blush surprise beneath the extended brim on this cloche by Australian milliner Cynthia Jones Bryson
 Incredible statement brim, beautifully shown off with silk binding by Dutch milliner Marianne Jongkind
Lovely ivory laurel leaf headdress with pearls by Australian milliner Sylvy Earl
Interesting use of flat navy flowers to add texture to this black straw hat by British milliner Naomi Uhlig
Charming ivory cloche with extended crin brim and blush twists by American milliner Maria Etkind
Fantastic short-brimmed boater covered in jeweled lace with flying bow by British milliner Ian Bennett

 

Lovely photos shared by Luxembourg’s royal house shared for Prince Felix’s 37th birthday this week
And finally, Swedish National Day greetings from Haga Palace and from Florida!

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This Week’s Extras

Queen Margrethe in her textured straw red hat on Tuesday for a service at Holmen’s Church celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Danish Armed Forces
Princess Akiko in a darling cloche hat for the Japanese Rugby Championship last weekend

Princess Charlene in a leather hat on her recent trip to South Africa
The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Pale grey straw turban studded with starburst flowers by French milliner Laurence Bossion
Super chic two tone straw trilby by British milliner Louise Pocock
Tan straw bergere with black crown and handmade flowers by UK-based milliner Guilia Mio
Amazing lion fish inspired headpiece by Israeli milliner Maor Zabar
Exquisite oversize pink silk rose headpiece by Russian designer and flower maker Marina Koneva
Red leather teardrop percher with resin flowers and wire swish by Irish milliner Gráinne Maher
Beautiful headpiece of swirling blue, green and lemon feathers by British milliner Jess Collett
Worthy winner of the HATalk International Millinery competition by New Zealand milliner Anel Heyman
Ingenious! Ivory straw bandeau trimmed with spheres recycled from a lace tablecloth by German milliner Antje Lücke
Deep teal straw teardrop saucer with rose gold orchids and veil by Russian milliner Lia Gureeva
Black pleated crin halo bandeau encased around an arc of beads by British milliner Denise Innes-Spencer
Adore the whimsical trim on this textured straw beret percher by London-based milliner Rafa Pienador
Sunny yellow straw waved disk with statement red feather flowers by Australian milliner Felicity Northeast
 Black and cream straw saucer with wonderful brim detail and feathers by British milliner Viv Jenner
A spectacular statement in gold-tipped scarlet and magenta feathers by Australian milliner Pamela O’Brien

Striking new portrait of Princess Laurentien released for her 55th birthday

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This Week’s Extras

Queen Sonja, Princess Ingrid and Maud Behn in Norwegian folk bunad ring headpieces on Monday for National Day
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Princess Gabriella of Monaco in a sweet red rosette headband yesterday to watch qualifying races for the Monaco F1 Grand Prix with her dad and brother
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The American Milliner’s Guild is counting down to Royal Ascot with an interactive event inspired by Eliza Doolittle- see how you can take part here.
The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Lighter-than-air design in black crinoline and cane by London-based milliner Anna Stefanou
Grey saucer with multicolour statement feathers by US milliner Alexandra Bell for Suzanne Couture Millinery
Exquisite filigree beaded Kokoshnik headpiece by Australian milliner Wendy Louise Diggles
Lovely cream to navy ombre Panama straw fedora with leather flower by British milliner Louise Pocock
Whimsical striped sun hats with twist trim by Japanese milliner Yumiko Kuroiwa
Wonderful modern take on a cloche in aubergine straw by German milliner Ulrike Strelow
Beautiful use of 3D organza on this brimmed design with bird by American milliner Jamie Cantwell
Natural straw button with fantastic black braid trim by Australian milliner Jill Humphries

Also from Australian milliner Jill Humphries, this red bandeau with charming straw braid flowers
Absolutely beautiful brim shape on this black straw design by Russian milliner Lia Gureeva
Simple but still memorable ecru and slate grey bow headpiece by Italian brand Galia e Peter
Green leopard print covered pillbox with back bow by Australian milliner Lisa Hughes
Charming natural patterned straw hat with red hatband and blue brim binding by Czech milliner Jolana Kotabova
Pink jinsin oversize saucer with braided brim edge by Australian milliner Christine Waring
Incredible feather flowers on this grey button beret percher by British milliner Ian Bennett

Lovely new photos of Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, Prince Oscar and pup Rio released today for Pentecost. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia also shared these photos of Prince Alexander to celebrate his fifth birthday.
Princess Benedikte opened an exhibition of Danish artist Lars Physant​’s work which includes a striking new portrait of her, unveiled at the opening.
And finally, this stunning photograph taken by Prince Nikolaos of Greece, shared to announce his upcoming photography exhibition in London

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This Week’s Extras

Last weekend, Crown Prince Haakon took part in a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the liberation of Norway.
The following new millinery designs caught my eye last week:
Exquisite wired headpiece with pearls by South Korean milliner Eun Young Lee
White bandeaux with statement ombre flying bows by British milliner Sara Cant
Black & white floral cotton sunhat recycled from a 1970s dress by Norwegian milliner Ellen Thommessen
Beautiful silk flowers on this yellow and ivory bergère by UK Brand Angharad Rose Millinery
Turbans don’t usually enthrall me but this green one from US brand Art of Hats Studio is a Wow!
A blue and pewter wide brimmed stunner from London-based milliner Philip Treacy
Orange leather beret percher with felt ruffle and red quills by Australian milliner Melanie Atherinos
Adore the berry hues on this woven straw fedora by British milliner Tracey Miller
Fantastic Harris tweed hat appliquéd with vintage Kashmiri hand embroidery from British milliner Sara Colacicco
Ecru parasisal halo brimmed hat with blue guipure lace flowers by Australian milliner Irene Moore
Dramatic goth statement from British milliner Edwina Ibbotsen with a wide brimmed black hat edged in giant rolled roses
Lilac knotted silk abaca bandeau with flowers by Welsh brand Madog Millinery
Plum velvet teardrop percher with beautiful silk flowers by Russian milliner Anna Andrienko
Dutch milliner Wies Mauduit takes the newsboy cap to new heights with this sunny design with ribbon trimmed crown

While chatting with the Royal Life Saving Society, Queen Elizabeth recalled passing life saving training 80 years ago!
New portraits of Queen Máxima were released in lead up to her 50th birthday tomorrow, all taken by King Willem-Alexander. And yes- we’re going to celebrate her birthday tomorrow with a look at some of her millinery whoppers!
Prince Harry’s guest appearance on a popular American podcast to talk about mental health is well worth a listen (be warned of sensitive/triggering material and some coarse language).

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This Week’s Extras

On Wednesday, royals from the houses Bonaparte, Orleans, Bourbon and Murat gathered in Paris to mark the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s death. Princess Philomena, Countess of Paris, wore a black feather and crin fascinator.

On Tuesday, Crown Prince Frederik marked the anniversary of the liberation of Denmark in Haderslev
The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Salmon pink straw percher with lighter-than-air silk oversize poppies by UK brand John Boyd Millinery
Adore the crown contours on this sunny yellow fedora by Bulgarian brand Hatter’s Daughter
Sky blue crin halo bandeau with statement goose feather pinwheel by UK brand SB Millinery
 Mulberry straw disc rimmed in silk blooms by French milliner Clothilde Toussaint
Ivory button with lavender and apricot ombre flying bow birds by British milliner Awon Golding
Fantastic texture and shape on these woven straw caps by Russian milliner Lia Gureeva
Adore the swoosh stripes on this black and white felt cloche by British milliner Anne MacDonald

 

Black mini button percher with the most beautiful calligraphic wired twists by UK milliner Piers Atkinson
Blush lace covered pyramid with crin brim extension by London-based milliner Merve Bayindir
Striking quilled straw disc in hues of blue by Australian milliner Michelle Robinson
Natural straw hat with camellias and green abaca draped hatband by American milliner Maria Etkind
Seafoam straw hat with hexagon shape halo brim and gold wire trim by British milliner Sarah VandenBon
Collapsible summer cloche in vibrant orange and pink by Australian milliner Christine Waring
Lovely floral patterned hatband and brim binding on this straw hat by Australian milliner Lisette Margini
Gorgeous lace placement on this blue straw beret percher by British milliner Lucy Davies

 

Sweet photos of Prince Henrik shared for his 12th birthday

Prince Albert attended the Monaco E-Prix with his children and their maternal cousin Kaia.
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The Hereditary Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg planted a cherry tree in Oetrange to celebrate Prince Charles’ first birthday. They also released a sweet video you can watch below.

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